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The Resource Alanna : the first adventure, by Tamora Pierce

Alanna : the first adventure, by Tamora Pierce

Label
Alanna : the first adventure
Title
Alanna
Title remainder
the first adventure
Statement of responsibility
by Tamora Pierce
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, learning many hard lessons along her path to high adventure. "From now on I'm Alan of Trebond, the younger twin. I'll be a knight." And so young Alanna of Trebond begins the journey to knighthood. Though a girl, Alanna has always craved the adventure and daring allowed only for boys; her twin brother, Thom, yearns to learn the art of magic. So one day they decide to switch places: Disguised as a girl, Thom heads for the convent to learn magic; Alanna, pretending to be a boy, is on her way to the castle of King Roald to begin her training as a page. But the road to knighthood is not an easy one. As Alanna masters the skills necessary for battle, she must also learn to control her heart and to discern her enemies from her allies. Filled with swords and sorcery, adventure and intrigue, good and evil, Alanna's first adventure begins -- one that will leard to the fulfillment of her dreams and the magical destiny that will make her a legend in her land. Alanna's journey continues
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Summary
Eleven-year-old Alanna, who aspires to be a knight even though she is a girl, disguises herself as a boy to become a royal page, and learns many hard lessons along her path to high adventure
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
080111
Cataloging source
OCO
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
690
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
CPB Box no. 2317 vol. 2
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690
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • Simon Pulse teen fantasy
  • Song of the lioness quartet
Series volume
bk. 1
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Alanna : the first adventure, by Tamora Pierce
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13982554
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Simon Pulse ed.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780689878558
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005587948
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (InCu)31F5241AC25A45DEB2E4B1CDF5C79808
  • (IMchF)fol09701833
  • (OCoLC)ocm57384704
Label
Alanna : the first adventure, by Tamora Pierce
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13982554
Dimensions
18 cm.
Edition
1st Simon Pulse ed.
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9780689878558
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005587948
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (InCu)31F5241AC25A45DEB2E4B1CDF5C79808
  • (IMchF)fol09701833
  • (OCoLC)ocm57384704

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